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American Water Spaniel

American Water Spaniel


The American Water Spaniel is often a extremely prepared to please dog breed. Its friendly, intelligent disposition makes it the excellent pet for nearly any individual. Its fiercely protective of its owner, and is usually conditioned to play tug of war. Unspayed females have a thoughts of their very own when in heat, even once they are trained, so its most effective to spay as soon as possible.

Family/Child Friendly

This dog breed is quite family members friendly. American Water Spaniels are protective of their owners and consider the children as litter mates till they develop up. They are really loving and attentive dogs, best for the nuclear loved ones.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan for this breed of dog is around 12 to 15 years. Yet, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been identified to reside as much as 20 years or longer. The typical weight for this breed of dog is around 25 to 45 lbs.

Well-known Diseases

As lovable and protective as this dog breed is, its not without having their fair share of wellness troubles. Many of the troubles assigned to American Water Spaniels incorporate, but aren't restricted to cardiac abnormalities, canine hip dysplasia, diabetes, allergies, hypothyroidism, follicular dystrophy, epilepsy, and cataracts.

Housebreaking and Shedding Aspect

This breed of dog wants brushing around the moment per week. Bathe as necessary. Housebreaking is troublesome if not impossible with this breed of dog, as they do have stubborn strong willed tendencies. This canine breed is an typical shedder, so use a fine bristle brush when brushing and it need to be far more than sufficient.

Most effective Owner Compatibility

This breed of canine will not be suited for the apartment or condo dweller. Nor is this breed suited for the frequent traveler, as this dog breed needs a lot of human interaction and interest. The most effective owner would be inside a rural atmosphere having a huge yard to romp and play in with an owner prepared to give this dog a lot of appreciate and interest at all occasions. These dogs is often pretty clingy dogs. Failure to give this breed its human interaction will result in neurotic and destructive behavior.

Where to buy

The most effective spots to purchase the American Water Spaniel is from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Regular expense

This canine breed will not come cheaply. The common price for one particular of those dogs ranges from about $500 to $900 or even more every. Routine Veterinary Care will need to be included inside your budget when contemplating pet ownership.

Aggression Factor

This canine breed is normally not an aggressive animal. Yet, you might find the occasional ill willed Water Spaniel, but rest assured, its not a characteristic of the breed as a whole.

Noise Aspect

This dog breed has a tendency to bark at anything and everything and for just no cause whatsoever. That is the primary reason they're not recommended for apartment or condo environments. 


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Salt Lake City, Utah 84109
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